житие

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See also: житје

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic житиѥ (žitije, life), from Proto-Slavic *žiti (to live).

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Noun[edit]

житие́ (žitijén inan (genitive жития́, nominative plural жития́, genitive plural жити́й)

  1. (philosophy, ecclesiastic, dated) life, existence
  2. (philosophy, ecclesiastic) life, biography
    жития́ святы́хžitijá svjatýxhagiography

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